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Describing things that are consistently and reproductive observed
A tentative explanation (educated guess)
An experimentally tested explanation of an observed behavior
Those characteristics that can be determined without changing the chemical composition of matter (what it is made of).
Change in which the chemical composition of matter is not altered.
Converting matter between states (boiling water, melting iron).
Anything that has mass and occupies space.
The ability to do work and to transfer heat.
Have fixed shapes and volumes
Have variable shapes and fixed volumes
Have variable shapes and volumes
Dam holding water
The energy of motion
Potential energy is converted in to kinetic.
Dam releasing water
Measurement system used worldwide
System used in US
International system related to the metric
The branch of science involved with the study of matter and the changes that it undergoes